Pictures Of The Day: Slum Fires In India, Chinese New Year And Freezing Winter
Scenes from around the world capture raw shots of emotion, as a woman in New Delhi sits near the remains of her smoldering hut, after a slum fire in India's capital city.
There's ribald revelling too, as a Chinese folk artist performs at a temple fair to celebrate the Lunar New Year of Dragon in Qingdao, China.
Eastern Europe is suffering a severe winter, one of the coldest experienced for decades. Record low temperatures were registered around Bulgaria on Tuesday, as the mercury continued to drop, threatening shipping on the Danube and closing hundreds of schools.
A woman stares through a frozen window pane in Sofia, while another man rode a bicycle on an icy street in the city.
Meanwhile there's basketball slam dunks as Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls rebounds against JaVale McGee of the Washington Wizards and a lonely looking pheasant in some snow closer to home.